2 Ways to Tell if Your Oracle SAM Tool is Working

2 Ways to Tell if Your Oracle SAM Tool is Working

If you are one of the many companies using Software Asset Management tools (SAM) to keep track of your digital assets, you probably have gone through a software vendor audit. In fact, that’s most likely the reason why your company bought a SAM tool in the first...
Oracle’s Significant Changes to How they License Java

Oracle’s Significant Changes to How they License Java

While we made this video at the end of 2018, the Java licensing situation discussed is still relevant today (May 2021). So, as you know Oracle made some significant changes to how they license and support Java and many of these changes were due in January 2019. So,...
Software Asset Management Tools and Oracle Compliance

Software Asset Management Tools and Oracle Compliance

We are seeing an increase in the adoption of Software Asset Management (SAM) tools by businesses worldwide. Many companies are under the impression that the reports generated by SAM tool(s) can be used to determine their software compliance position. This may be true...
What is Oracle Doing to Standard Edition Licensing?

What is Oracle Doing to Standard Edition Licensing?

[Content current as at May 2021] Using Oracle Standard Edition used to be a highly effective way for companies and government agencies to leverage solid Oracle technology without the incredibly large fees associated with Oracle Database Enterprise Edition. If you...
VMware Oracle Licensing – How to Win (2021)

VMware Oracle Licensing – How to Win (2021)

Oracle customers fight back over audits and VMware. Are they winning? [Information current as at May 2021.] Death and taxes are not the only constants in this world. Oracle auditing customers and trying to find noncompliance because their customers are using VMware...